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1000 hours outside : activities to match screen time with green time  Cover Image Book Book

1000 hours outside : activities to match screen time with green time / Ginny Yurich.

Yurich, Ginny, (author.).

Summary:

Did you know that the average American child spends 1,200 hours a year in front of a screen? And that outside play can boost children in every area of development? This book has everything you need to reset the balance and swap screen time for outdoor fun! Challenge your family to spend 1,000 hours outside this year with this collection of games, crafts, and activities, organized by season to help you find something you can do every day. Play leaf pile games, take a hot chocolate hike, make corn husk dolls, go on an animal home hunt, and much more with hundreds of ideas for all ages, abilities, and family types. No matter how busy you are, this book gives you all the ideas, photos, activity instructions, and inspiration you need to get outdoors with your family all year round.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780744063622
  • ISBN: 0744063620
  • Physical Description: 287 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First American edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : DK Publishing, 2022.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
WINTER. Hot chocolate hike -- salt dough shapes -- snow painting -- invent a constellation -- ice brick tower -- stained ice fort -- winter fire -- snow cake -- winter walk -- eggshell cress -- beeswax luminaries -- ice ornaments -- make some music -- cafe play -- snow volcano -- story stones -- frozen bubbles -- lantern -- nighttime hike -- hoop art -- snow angel -- moon cycles -- bird feed shapes -- snowflake study -- mud pies -- painting ice sheets -- decorate a tree -- frost walk -- fruit feeder -- snow animals -- snow hot tub -- woodcraft -- snow lantern.
SPRING. Calendar of firsts -- flower mandala -- hunt for animal homes -- color-changing flowers -- fairy home -- inside outside -- insects -- flower farming -- sidewalk art -- tadpoles to frogs -- nature tray -- growing tomatoes -- shadow play -- stick art -- unique tree hunt -- play with gravity -- jewelry making -- seesaw balance -- leaf printing -- nature matching -- flower rainbow -- reading challenge -- frame it! -- cloud gazing -- hopscotch -- wild weaving -- fairy doors -- flower pressing -- mud play -- discovering salamanders -- plant a tree -- pattern spotting -- ice excavation -- hiking.
SUMMER. Frozen flowers -- suncatcher -- butterfly catching -- vine basket weaving -- pooh sticks -- barefoot day -- flower sewing -- sand building -- growing carrots -- water play -- sheet painting -- beanstalk hideout -- summer sledding -- reptiles -- chalk scenes -- sand burying -- creeking -- sensory bin -- hammocks -- flower art -- tea party time -- splatter painting -- beach tournament -- mud pool -- ephemeral art -- berry picking -- jam making -- compass time -- beach art -- heart hunt -- sunflower dissection -- tic-tac-toe -- beach cleanup -- feet painting.
FALL. Petal-stained glass -- blowing bubbles -- leaf rainbow art -- pumpkin vase -- apple time -- animal faces -- nature journaling -- mushroom hunt -- stick fort -- egg carton scavenger hunt -- nature's playground -- leaf crown -- acorn candles -- follow the leader -- magnifying glass -- leaf art -- creepy crawlies -- rock stacks -- bug hotel -- bubble art -- leaf wreath -- rain play -- bird-watching -- kite flying -- wearable wings -- pumpkin picking -- leaf masks -- corn husk dolls -- playground hop -- mushroom art -- nature collecting -- pumpkin neighborhood -- leaf pile games -- leaf rubbing.
Subject: Family recreation.
Outdoor recreation.

Available copies

  • 2 of 7 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at North Kansas City.

Holds

  • 6 current holds with 7 total copies.
Show Only Available Copies
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
North Kansas City Public Library 790.191 YURICH 2023 (Text) 0001012499574 Nonfiction New Checked out 04/10/2023


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